Ooka-Reading: POWER LAW 1
consonant + short vowel = syllable


Practice letters:
ﺯ ﺵ ﻝ ﻃ

 

  
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Power Law 1:
A consonant plus a short vowel equals
        a syllable. [
cons. + short
= syllable]

       
        
       
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* fictitious words are used below to focus on reading and not meaning.

Consonant + short vowel = syllable


    زَزَ
 
za-za (two syllables)


   شُشُ 
   2 
shu-shu


    لِلِ
 
li-li


    طَطَ
 
ṭa-ṭa


    شَلَ
 
sha-la


    زُلَ
 
zu-la


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